H.J.Res. 9 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the United States government from increasing its debt except for a specific purpose by law adopted by three-fourths of the membership of each House of Congress.

Introduced:

Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tom McClintock

Representative for California's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/3/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits the federal government from increasing its debt except for a specific purpose by law adopted by three-fourths of the membership of each chamber. Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 84 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 4, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 9” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 3, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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